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Price & Schedule

Prices

$1,690.00 (includes transportation, breakfast, and dinner)
All prices and dates subject to approval by Mount Rainier National Park

Payments

  • $550.00 deposit, due with application
  • Balance due 120 days prior to departure.

Price Includes

  • Round-trip transportation from Seattle to Mount Rainier
  • NPS climbing fee ($43) and park entrance fee
  • NPS climbing fee ($30) if under age 24. (Reduced fee will be applied to final balance.)
  • Guide fees (2:1 climber-to-guide ratio)
  • Dinners and breakfasts on the mountain
  • Group equipment such as tents, ropes, cooking gear, etc.
  • Cotton Alpine Ascents t-shirt

Price Does Not Include

  • $25 wire transfer fee (if applicable)
  • Personal gear
  • Lunches on climb (see menu plan)
  • Meals while not climbing, including breakfast Day 1 and dinner Day 4.
  • Transportation to/from Seattle, Washington
  • Hotels/lodging in Seattle
    (We have a preferred arrangement with the Marqueen Hotel, two blocks from our office)
  • Transfers to/from Seattle office. There are two hotels within walking distance of our office.
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc.)
  • Trip cancellation insurance

2019 Schedule

May 4 – 6 – Sold Out
May 6 – 8 – 1 space left
May 8 – 10 – 1 space left
May 10 – 12 – Sold Out
May 12 – 14 – 1 space left
May 14 – 16 – 1 space left
May 16 – 18 – Sold Out
May 18 – 20 – Sold Out
May 22 – 24 – Sold Out
May 24 – 26 – Sold Out
May 26 – 28 – Sold Out
May 28 – 30 – Sold Out
May 30 – June 1 – Sold Out
June 1 – 3 – Sold Out
June 5 – 7 – Sold Out
June 7 – 9 – Sold Out
June 9 – 11 – Sold Out
June 11 – 13 – Sold Out
June 13 – 15 – Sold Out
June 15 – 17 – Sold Out
June 17 – 19 – Sold Out
June 19 – 21 – Sold Out
June 23 – 25 – Sold Out
June 25 – 27 – Sold Out
June 27 – 29 – Sold Out
June 29 – July 1 – Sold Out
July 1 – 3 – Sold Out
July 3 – 5 – Sold Out
July 5 – 7 – Sold Out
July 9 – 11 – Sold Out
July 11 – 13 – Sold Out
July 13 – 15 – Sold Out
July 15 – 17 – Sold Out
July 17 – 19 – Sold Out
July 19 – 21 – Sold Out
July 21 – 23 – Sold Out
July 23 – 25 – Sold Out
July 25 – 27 – Sold Out
July 27 – 29 – Sold Out
July 29 – 31 – Sold Out
July 31 – August 2 – Sold Out
August 2-4 – Sold Out
August 4-6 – Ladies-Only ClimbSold Out
August 8 – 10 – Sold Out
August 10 – 12 – Sold Out
August 14 – 16 – Sold Out
August 18 – 20 – Sold Out
August 20 – 22 – Sold Out
August 24 – 26 – Sold Out
August 26 – 28 – Sold Out
August 28 – 30 – Sold Out
September 1 – 3 – Sold Out
September 3 – 5 – Sold Out
September 7 – 9 – Sold Out
September 9 – 11 – Sold Out
September 11 – 13 – 1 space left
September 15 – 17 – 2 spaces left
September 17 – 19
September 19 – 21
September 21 – 23
September 23 – 25
September 25 – 27
September 27 – 29 – Sold Out

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

To be added to the waitlist, please email us here.

  • Please contact our office for the most up-to-date availability for each departure.
  • All land prices listed below, round-trip airfare not included.
  • Dates and prices are subject to change.
  • Please purchase trip cancellation insurance (see bottom of page) within 21 days of booking your trip.
  • Please contact us with any questions as we look to provide excellent customer service answering your climb and gear questions.
  • Please Note: There is a mandatory gear check the day before your climb at our Seattle office. See your confirmation materials for exact time.

Rainier Cancellation/Refund Policy

Note: Alpine Ascents International highly recommends trip cancellation insurance for all programs. Due to the nature and heavy costs of government and operator permits, Alpine Ascents International must adhere to a stringent refund policy.

Each deposit, regardless of amount, includes a $300.00 non-refundable registration fee.

Payment Policy

  • Deposits are due at time of registration to reserve space on the climb.
    Please include with completed application form if you have not already submitted deposit by phone.
  • Each deposit includes a $300.00 non-refundable registration fee.
  • Payments can be made by check, money order, wire transfer or credit card
    (VISA/MC/AMEX).
  • All balances are due 120 days prior to program start date unless otherwise specified.
  • Mount Rainier Program balances are automatically charged 120 days prior to departure date.

Refund Policy

  • Full refunds, less registration fee, will be provided 120 days prior to course start date.
  • 50% refunds, less registration fee, will be provided 90-119 days prior to course start date.
  • No refunds will be provided 89 days prior to course start date.
  • All refund requests must be made in writing and be received in our office within the deadlines stated above.
  • If Alpine Ascents cancels or reschedules a program (prior to the start of the trip) all fees are refundable and/or transferable.

Trip Cancellation Insurance

As there are many unforeseen circumstances that may occur during or leading up to the trip, we highly recommend trip cancellation insurance.

Trip cancellation insurance may allow you to get reimbursement if you need to cancel your expedition when you are not entitled to a refund from Alpine Ascents.

This is the only way to receive a refund for unused services.

Alpine Ascents International offers a plan in conjunction with our travel insurance partner.

Our guides made the expedition a top notch learning experience that gave a very basic foundation of mountaineering. Stew’s direct and “to the point” teaching style fostered a feeling of capability and confidence within the team.

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Partners & Accreditations

Alpine Ascents International is an authorized mountain guide service of Denali National Park and Preserve and Mount Rainier National Park.
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